Melbourne hosts biggest ship to date

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The Port of Melbourne has received a call from CMA CGM URAL with a maximum intake of 10,622 TEU and maximum on-deck stacking of 12-high...

New inland port for Melbourne

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DP World Australia and Austrak have announced a new inland port development that will link Melbourne to Somerton by rail....

Melbourne’s privatisation pains

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The Victoria state government has embraced concessions and long-term leases to the private sector as a way to fund infrastructure developmen...

Three in for Melbourne

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China Merchants’ bid to secure the 50-year lease for the Port of Melbourne is shaping up as an important test of Australia’s willingness...

Melbourne sale is on

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A political compromise in the State of Victoria, Australia has been reached, allowing the lease of the Port of Melbourne to proceed....

Melbourne port sale challenged

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An Australian Upper House parliamentary inquiry into the proposed sale of a long-term lease of the Port of Melbourne has called into questio...

Melbourne stalemate

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The stand-off between the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) and DP World Australia (DPWA) over a proposed 767% rent rise is continuing, d...

Auto chain shifts up a gear

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Automotive logistics is getting more complicated, with automakers increasingly relying on shipping to support their global production strate...

ACCC to tackle Melbourne rent rises?

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking new powers to intervene in national ports following a push by the Port ...

Melbourne port plans upended

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There will be a re-think of the successor to the port of Melbourne and possible changes to the proposed sale of a lease of the existing port...

Melbourne loses out to Sydney

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Increased charges at the port of Melbourne are starting to take their toll, with a major shipper and its logistics provider shifting busines...

Melbourne to be sold in 2015…

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Expressions of Interest in the sale of the Port of Melbourne will be invited early next year, with the Victorian Government deciding to offe...